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Wynton Marsalis in New York

Wynton Marsalis
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Date Friday, January 9th, 1998
Time 8:00pm
Event Type Concert
Event Name Tribute to Jimmy Heath
Venue Alice Tully Hall
Address 1941 Broadway at W 65th St
Location New York, NY, United States
Venue Phone +1 212-721-6500
Admission $250, or $125 and $75 for the concert alone

Bill Cosby will be the master of ceremonies at a concert in honor of the saxophonist Jimmy Heath at Alice Tully Hall. Mr. Heath’s brothers, Percy Heath and Albert (Tootie) Heath, are scheduled to perform, along with other jazz luminaries like Jon Faddis, Tommy Flanagan, Curtis Fuller, Clark Terry, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, Sir Roland Hanna and Wynton Marsalis.
The money raised will help establish a professorship in jazz studies named for Mr. Heath at Queens College, where he has taught since 1987. The 8 P.M. show will be followed by a reception with the performers.